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12 Jan

Chinese Anti-Malaria Posters

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With thanks to the National Library of Medicine, USA.

All these posters were printed in China during the third quarter of the twentieth century.

 

Malaria—Health Poster for the Autumn

Produced by the Health Bureau of People’s Government of Ping Yuan Province, n.d., ca. 1950.

Symptoms of malaria and prevention of the disease. Images emphasize the methods of eliminating the breeding grounds of mosquitoes, keeping mosquitoes away, and killing mosquitoes.

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Firmly Fight the Infectious Diseases That Harm the People in Southern Sichuan

Produced by the Health Bureau of the People’s Administration of Southern Sichuan. Printed by the United Printing Society of Luzhou, n.d., ca. 1950.

Vaccination against typhoid fever, cholera, and smallpox; elimination of lice to prevent relapsing fever; and improvement of sanitary conditions to eliminate mosquitoes and malaria.

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Everyone Acts to Eradicate Mosquitoes

Produced by the Patriotic Health Movement Committee of Shandong Province and Shandong Red Cross, n.d., ca. 1955.

Mosquitoes spread diseases such as meningitis, malaria, and filariasis. They are vicious enemies that harm people’s health.

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To Eradicate Malaria within Certain Time Period

Painted by Mo Gong 默公. Produced by Tianjin Health Propaganda and Education Institute. Printed by Tianjin People’s Printing Factory, July 1956 (250,000 copies).

If we eradicate mosquitoes, we eradicate malaria. Spray DDT and 666 insecticide, keep houses and livestock shed clean, fill in ditches, screen doors and windows, and use bednets. Seek early and thorough treatment when you are sick. Top of the poster is scientific explanation of how mosquitoes grow and spread malaria.

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Prevent and Treat Malaria

Produced by the Health and Epidemic Prevention Station of Jiangxi Province, n.d., ca. 1960.

The image is accompanied by a health message written in the traditional style of three-character text (三字经, san zi jing). The rhymed text makes the health message easy to remember. The first section of the text reads: malaria harms people, it comes from Plasmodium, spread by mosquitoes; after their bites, you get the disease, you feel cold, and then fever, headache and sweat, in July-August, easy to get the disease, once infected, four limbs weak, face yellow and spleen swollen, busy farming time, labor is lost.

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Prevent and Treat Malaria to Protect Labor

Produced by Chengdu City Red Cross and Chengdu Heath Propaganda and Education Institute. Printed by Sichuan People’s Printing Factory, 1963.

The poster explains regional names of malaria and how mosquitoes spread malaria, its symptoms and harm to health and labor. Images emphasize methods of prevention: barefoot doctors bring medicine to the fields; people use bed-nets, burn 666 incense and herbs to drive away mosquitoes; they spray insecticide, fill in ditches, and raise fish to eat the larvae.

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Actively Prevent and Treat Malaria

Text by Wang Liancheng 赵树綮. Painted by Zhao Shuqi 赵树綮 and Mo Gong 默公. Published by Science Popularization Press. Printed by People’s Education Printing Factory, May 1963 (133,800 copies).

Emphasis on prevention and timely treatment. The images have the aesthetic features of Chinese New Year Pictures (年画, nian hua) and paper-cutting (剪纸, jian zhi), two popular media of Chinese folk art.

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How to Prevent and Treat Malaria

Painted by Zhou Shifan 周世范. Produced by the Health Education Institute of
Liaoning Province, December 1964 (30,000 copies).

Modern and traditional methods of prevention of malaria are presented. Timely treatment includes an explanation of malaria and a chart of instruction for taking medicine. The poster’s pinyin title uses the local dialect “yao ji” instead of standard Chinese “nue ji” for malaria.

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Prevent Malaria and Take Care of People’s Health

Painted by Wu Hao 吴昊. Produced by Kaifeng City Red Cross, Kaifeng City Health and Epidemic Prevention Station, and Kaifeng City Health Education Institute, 1964.

Preventive methods emphasize the elimination of mosquitoes: spray insecticide, use bednets, empty jars and pull out weeds to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes.

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Actively Prevent and Treat Malaria.

Produced by the Health Propaganda and Education Institute of Shaoguan Prefecture, Guangdong Province. Printed by Guangzhou People’s Printing Factory,
May 1965 (10,000 copies).

Timely treatment of malaria and preventive emphasis on the elimination of the breeding grounds of mosquitoes.

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The Party Cares about People’s Health after the Liberation

Thanks to emphasis on prevention and treatment of malaria, the numbers of malaria patients have decreased, people’s health improved, and production and reconstruction strengthened.

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Do Away with Superstition and Believe in Science

Some people pray to gods in the hope of avoiding the evil spirit of malaria but that is superstition. We must not believe in those lies but science.

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We Are Determined to Eradicate Malaria

Produced by the Revolutionary Committee of the Health and Epidemic Prevention Station of Jinan City, May 1970.

Rhymed couplets of traditional style accompany the health images that emphasize methods of prevention and the role of barefoot doctors.

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Do a Good Job of Health Reconstruction in the Countryside

Produced by the Health and Epidemic Prevention Station of Jiujiang Prefecture. Printed by Jiangxi Printing Company, n.d., ca. 1970.

Health measures are integrated in the agricultural production plan and the transformation of the countryside. Sanitary control of livestock and human lives are equally important in the rural areas to improve health.

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Actively Prevent and Treat Malaria

Produced by the Health and Epidemic Prevention Station of Changzhou Prefecture, Hebei Province, n.d., ca. 1972.

Mosquitoes spread malaria and we can prevent it. Images of prevention present different treatments with instruction on taking specific doses of medicine. Improvement of people’s health is emphasized as part of the rural development.

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12 Jan

Malaria Posters from National Library of Medicine, USA

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With thanks to the National Library of Medicine, USA.

Eradicate Malaria by spraying.

Publication Information: New Delhi : Central Health Education Bureau, Ministry of Health, 1950s.

Predominantly steel blue poster with black and white lettering. Text at top of poster in Devanāgarī script, possibly Hindi. Visual image is an illustration of an oversize mosquito being sprayed. One man holds the hose and another man pushes a pump. English title superimposed on illustration close to bottom of poster. Note and publisher information in lower left corner.

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No mosquitoes, no malaria.

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The mosquito is little, but has bugs in her spittle.

Publication Information:

[Washington, D.C. : Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery] : 1945.

White poster with red and black lettering. Title dominates poster. Visual image in upper right corner is an illustration of two smiling cartoon-character repellent containers. Image near bottom of poster is an illustration of a dead mosquito. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Man-made malaria.

Publication Information:

[Washington, D.C. : Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery] : 1945.
White poster with multicolor lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual image is an illustration of a cartoon-character mosquito with the “rising sun” motif of the wartime Japanese flag on its wings. Caption begins in a red circle next to the mosquito and dominates remainder of poster. Publisher information at bottom of poster.
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Health Department of Qatar’s malaria poster.

White poster with black lettering. All text in Arabic script. Some text at top of poster. Visual image is a color illustration. An oasis is in the background. A swarm of mosquitoes extends from the water in the oasis to a boy lying in bed. The boy shivers and sweats and he has a thermometer in his mouth. Additional text below illustration.

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This is Ann.

Publication Information: Washington, D.C. : Special Service Division, Army Service Forces, War Dept. : 1943.

Predominantly white poster with red and black lettering. Title at top of poster along with two cartoon-style illustrations of mosquitoes. One of the mosquitoes holds a goblet filled with blood. Caption and note below title. Poster dominated by a map of the world depicting risk levels for malaria around the world. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Poster from Sanitary and Social Welfare Ministry of Turkey.

Predominantly white poster with multicolor lettering. Publisher information in upper left corner. Title at top of poster appears to address the concept of malaria as an enemy of home, health, and progress. Visual images are illustrations of a mosquito, a healthy baby, a child being bitten by a mosquito, people showing ill effects of malaria, and preventive measures such as using a bednet and putting up screens, etc.

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Malaria – severe infectious disease. Russian Poster.

Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster, along with an illustration of an over sized mosquito. Dominant illustration features a glassy-eyed person lying in bed. A temperature chart on right side of poster illustrates the intermittent fever characteristic of malaria. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster. Visual images are illustrations of a bed covered by netting, what appears to be a map showing homes located away from a body of water, and window with a screen. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Publication information: People’s Commissariat of the USSR, the Central Institute of Health Education, 1942.

Predominantly tan or discolored white poster with red and black lettering. All lettering in Cyrillic script. Title at top of poster. Visual images are illustrations of a person spraying in a swampy area and a group of men using rakes in a swampy area. Note below illustrations indicates that fighting against swamps is fighting against malaria. Series statement in lower left corner deals with the “war on malaria.” Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Fight the peril behind the lines.
Publication Information:[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. G.P.O., 1943.

Predominantly blue poster with red and yellow lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual image is an illustration of a soldier looking up at a bright moon and a giant mosquito. Caption and note near bottom of poster. Publisher information in lower left corner.
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The mosquito transmits malaria.

Publication Information:Republic of Mozambique, Ministry of Health, National Health Directorate, IN Health, Malaria Section.

Orange and green poster with black lettering. Title at top of poster. Visual images include illustrations of a giant mosquito, a child with a mosquito on its arm, a man covering puddles of water, and a man putting screens in a window. Caption text in center of poster urges avoiding mosquito bites, eliminating stagnant water, and having screens in windows. Publisher information at bottom of poster.

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Malaria knocks you flat.

Publication Information: [United States? : s.n.

Visual shows a huge mosquito standing over the body of a man lying on the ground.

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Malaria in the United States.

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Don't go to bed with a malaria mosquito.
Publication Information:[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. G.P.O., 1944.

Multicolor poster. Visual image is an illustration of a cartoon-character mosquito sitting on a pillow on what appears to be an Army bed. Title, caption, and note in yellow square superimposed on illustration. Publisher information in lower left corner of yellow square.

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Malaria kills.
Publication information: Ministry of Health Service and Social Action, National fight against malaria.

Predominantly light blue poster with black and green lettering. Title in French and Arabic at top of poster. Poster is a five-column, six-row chart indicating dosages of Chloroquine by age. Visual images are illustrations showing people of corresponding ages receiving or taking the medication. Publisher and sponsor information at bottom of poster. NLM posters

 

Defend yourself from mosquitoes.

Spanish poster.

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